Capture the Fracture

The motto of the FFN Japan meeting, held in Hamamatsu Japan from March 2-4, 2018, was “Fracture prevention through multi-disciplinary cooperation”, clearly highlighting Capture the Fracture’ s mission to close the fracture prevention gap through coordinated Fracture Liaison Services (FLS). Read more
Orthopaedists are key partners in secondary fracture prevention - they are ideally placed to identify patients with osteoporosis and their involvement in the implementation of Fracture Liaison Services is paramount.  For this reason, we are very pleased to announce that IOF is a partner society of the SICOT World Congress, taking place from October 10-13, 2018 in Montreal, Canada. Read more
The Fragility Fracture Prevention Unit of the University Hospital of Gran Canaria Dr. Negrín (Spain) has treated 1,750 patients since its creation in March 2012. Recently this exemplary Fracture Liaison Service (FLS) has been awarded Gold Star status by Capture the Fracture® (CTF), with an outstanding score of 93% based on the CTF Best Practice Framework. The service is one of 57 FLS awarded Gold... Read more
The Fracture Liaison Service (FLS) program run by Beacon Hospital (Selangor, Malaysia) was awarded a Malaysia Health & Wellness BRAND AWARD 2017 under the Category of Nursing/Health and Wellness Centre. The Award, presented on January 12th by the Deputy Minister of Health of Malaysia, was judged and endorsed by the Ministry of Health. Read more
Leading expert, Prof. Nick Harvey, Professor of Rheumatology and Clinical Epidemiology, Honorary Consultant Rheumatologist at the University of Southampton (UK), Vice Chair of IOF’s Committee of Scientific Advisors (CSA), will be the speaker of this much anticipated 1-hour Capture the Fracture® webinar. WHEN: January 16, 11:00-12:00 CET Read more
Fragility fractures due to osteoporosis occur in a substantial proportion of post-menopausal women and elderly men. It is a major public health concern affecting millions worldwide, decreasing patient quality of life, and increasing economic costs. As the first fracture is a strong risk factor for secondary fractures,  early and accurate diagnosis, and treatment initiation in these high-risk... Read more
The Asia-Pacific Region Fracture Liaison Service Consensus Meeting was held in Taipei on Oct. 14, 2017 in conjunction with the 2017 Annual Meeting of the Taiwanese Osteoporosis Association (TOA). The Meeting, endorsed by the Asian Federation of Osteoporosis Societies (AFOS), International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF), and TOA, brought together leading Fracture Liaison (FLS) experts from the... Read more
Capture the Fracture© es una iniciativa IOF que promueve la prevención secundaria de fractura a escala global facilitando la implementación de Unidades de Coordinación de Fractura (FLS). Read more
The well-attended one-hour session was co-chaired by Jane A. Cauley, DrPh, ASBMR President, University of Pittsburgh, USA and John A. Kanis, IOF Honorary President, Emeritus Professor University of Sheffield, United Kingdom. The presentations included: Read more
La osteoporosis afecta a millones de personas en todo el mundo y las fracturas son la consecuencia clínica de esta afección. Ante este panorama, la prevención es fundamental. Un diagnóstico temprano a través de las herramientas diagnósticas adecuadas puede ayudar a prevenir fracturas futuras y mejorar la calidad de vida de los pacientes. Read more


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